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Kohan Restaurant

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8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6688
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (88 reviews)
“bento box” (51 reviews)
“salmon” (114 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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31 - 40 of 751 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Rai and team fantastic as we prebooked our large group of 25 ...they took our orders in advance so were waiting for us on arrival. Absolutely delicious fresh food.recommend the Bento

1  Thank Anna C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The food is just average Japanese that you can get in a buffet anywhere in the world. Except Japan, where it would not be tolerated. We came for a late lunch, but it was still full and asked to wait 20 minutes. It is very...More

Thank DavidRobinson22
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We had both lunch and dinner (on the same day) at this restaurant in September 2017. For lunch and dinner, please arrive early so that you don't have to wait for a table (they got fully booked when I arrived for dinner at 7 pm)....More

1  Thank Wai Kit F
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

It can get a little busy since there's only a few restaurants here all at the same area. So if you could, do make a reservation. The food is really delicious and worth the wait. I had the kohan bento, and the hubby has the...More

Thank Jesslin O
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I would never had thought you could find a Japanese restuarant, let alone a good one, in a small town in the mountains of New Zealand, but we did. The decore is not very Japanese, but the food was outstanding. The service was good and...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Sure, the setting is blender than bland but boy do they make up for it with the food and the friendly service! Great value for money and you will be full at the end. Would I come back - yes indeed. Make sure you check...More

Thank chchgecko
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I went there for dinner and have been told that the place is fully booked so we settled for takeaways. The service is alright but the food taste awful. The salmon sashimi taste fishy and the skin was still on. The udon...More

Thank Lucia G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Food was average compared to what you can get at home (Singapore in my case), but it was a welcome change in palate. Reserve or come early.

Thank nikoh31
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Nice selection of Japanese food, tasty and really good value. Kids meal is great for littlies, which was a nice surprise. Green tea offered on arrival and refilled throughout the meal, which is lovely. Very attentive staff and not too long waiting for food to...More

Thank fukudafamilynz
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

On a stormy night this place was crazy busy and food was faultless I had beef tataki and lamb katsu Amazing food Great wine selection Accompanied by slightly frazzled staff Well worth it Good value and stunning food

Thank Leeanne65
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sarah w
2 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from vincentlau | Reviewed this property |
yes they do but mainly for people who didnt make a reservation and couldnt wait for 1hr for a table, they were forced to do takeaway. if u know u r gonna be there, no harm in making a reservation and securing a table at... More
Hay Y
13 September 2016|
Response from WattleFun | Reviewed this property |
Hi please contact the restaurant direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6688
  • E-mail
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